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Weekender Briefs: Enjoy standup comedy, relax with community yoga

Friday, September 3

“Perceive with Caution” A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibit from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. hosted by the Kennedy Museum of Art, 100 Ridges Circle. Visit the Kennedy Museum to see the student-developed, curated, designed and installed “Perceived with Caution” art exhibit. To schedule a time to see the exhibit, fill out the Kennedy Museum’s visitor approval Google Form.

Admission: Free

Ohio University’s Blue Pencil Comedy Club from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., hosted at Donkey Coffee & Espresso, 17 W. Washington St. They will be performing standup on the Donkey stage.

Admission: Free

Saturday, September 4

Athens Farmers Market at 9 a.m., hosted by Athens Farmers Market, 1002 E. State St. Shop for locally grown and locally made foods and goods at the farmers’ market. The market accepts SNAP, credit cards and wholesome wave. Masks are recommended, and social distancing protocols are in place.

Admission: Free

Community Yoga Class at 10 a.m., put on by the College of Fine Arts in the grassy area behind McCraken and Putnam Halls. Cara Hagan will lead the class in focusing on elements of yoga, healing practices, meditation and social justice. No experience is necessary. Participants are encouraged to bring a personal water bottle, yoga mat or towel.

Admission: Free

The Knights of Labor: Documentary Viewing and Concert of Traditional Music from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., hosted by the Athens Public Library, 30 Home St. Documentary filmmaker Burr Beard will give a viewing of his new movie, "Music of the Knights of Labor.” After the talk, the folk duo of Burr Beard and Jack Wright will perform songs traditional to the Knights of Labor, a 19th century workers' federation that fought for labor rights and was a predecessor to the United Mine Workers and the International Workers of the World.

Admission: Free

Velvet Green with Cousin Simple at 7 p.m., hosted by 97.5 FM Hocking College at The Union, 18 W. Union St.

Admission: $8

Donkey Movie Night: The Beatles Yellow Submarine from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., hosted at Donkey Coffee. Check out a free showing of The Beatles Yellow Submarine.

Admission: Free

Sunday, September 5

Quilt National at The Dairy Barn, 8000 Dairy Lane. Local and worldwide artists’ quilts are on display at the biennial Quilt National. There are 84 artists with quilts on display, all with different meanings and patterns. Described as “not your grandmother’s quilts,” the featured artworks transcend the constraints of traditional quilting. Masks are required when viewing the exhibit.

Admission: $10 general, $8 students and seniors, free for members

Fall Customs Around the World from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at Chosen Pathways Spiritual Emporium, 400 E. State St. Leesa Kern, a Druid teacher from Columbus, will discuss fall-time customs from around the world. Corn dollies will be made by attendees while supplies last.

Admission: $5


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